November 30, 2015
Golf News

New Auburn-developed bentgrass cultivar promises improved putting greens

“AU Victory” is no longer simply the wish of every Auburn University sports fan. It’s also the name of a new bentgrass variety that promises improved putting greens for golfers.
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November 29, 2015
Golf News

Superintendent, golf pro buy course

Two longtime employees of Maple Ridge Golf Club have signed a letter of intent to purchase the 18-hole course from the W.C. Bradley Co.
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November 28, 2015
Golf News

Kangaroo scares off golfers

Kangaroos don’t seem like a menacing species.
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November 27, 2015
Golf News

Collett honored by Georgia GCSA

Berry Collett, CGCS, director of golf course maintenance at Sea Island Golf Club in St. Simons Island, Ga., has been named Superintendent of the Year by the Georgia Golf Course Superintendents Association.
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November 26, 2015
Golf News

Floods inundate Texas courses

Heavy rainstorms near Austin, Texas, in early November left major damage at multiple courses in the vicinity.
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November 25, 2015
Golf News

PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie ready for makeover debut

With the PGA of America anticipating its 100-year centennial celebration in 2016, one of its most prominent properties has just completed a makeover in time for the occasion.
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November 25, 2015
Golf News

Minneapolis course renovations on schedule

The $1.8 million renovations that include a revamped driving range and par-3 course at Edina’s Braemar Golf Course have proceeded as expected this fall.
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November 25, 2015
Golf News

Elk create nuisance for Oregon courses

It's their world, we golfers just live in it.
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November 25, 2015
Golf News

Aquatrols names new COO

Aquatrols announces that Matthew Foster will be joining its management team as chief operating officer.
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November 25, 2015
Golf News

USGA and University of Minnesota announce research partnership to tackle golf’s challenges

The United States Golf Association and the University of Minnesota announced on Nov. 2 a five-year master research partnership to study and develop solutions to golf’s present and future challenges.
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November 20, 2015
Golf News

Calif. reaches first milestone in crafting groundwater regulations

State officials say they have reached their first milestone in carrying out groundwater regulations passed by lawmakers last year, setting up a way to resolve discrepancies over the boundaries of basins that will be affected by the new rules.
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November 19, 2015
Golf News

Elliott wins Leo Feser Award

Tom Elliott, the certified golf course superintendent at Monarch Dunes Golf Course in Nipomo, Calif., has been selected as the recipient of the 2015 Leo Feser Award from the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America.
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November 18, 2015
Golf News

EPA official says no to WOTUS redo

It’s expected that EPA’s Clean Water Act Rule—also known as Waters of the U.S. or WOTUS—will be tied up in the court system for years.
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November 17, 2015
Golf News

Sports Turf Managers of the Year Award winners

Sports Turf Managers Association, the professional association for 2,600 men and women who manage sports fields worldwide – and Minor League Baseball announced the 2015 “Sports Turf Manager of the Year” award winners.
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November 16, 2015
Golf News

Aqua-Aid names director of business development

Aqua-Aid Inc. appointed Mark Langner, CGCS, as its new director of business development.
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November 16, 2015
Golf News

Golf's most-wanted fugitive arrested for murder of another caddie

A man wanted for the murder of a fellow caddie in 1996 has been apprehended by authorities and will finally face charges, according to The (Westchester, N.Y.) Journal News.
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November 16, 2015
Golf News

How golf helped Gostkowski make game-winning kick for Pats

The New England Patriots remained undefeated with a last-second win over the New York Giants on Sunday thanks to a pair of golfers.
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November 16, 2015
Golf News

County wants another Open at Chambers Bay after $1.1M profit

Pierce County, Wash., realized a net gain of $1.1 million from the U.S. Open played at Chambers Bay in June, and expressed its desire for a return engagement.
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November 13, 2015| Published in the November 2015 issue
Chemicals

Soil Tech Early Order Discount: Available During GIS in San Diego

Soil Technologies Corp. (Soil Tech) today announced that they will be offering special early-order discounts during the Golf Industry Show in San Diego, CA from Feb. 10-11, 2016. In addition, Soil Tech will unveil a series of Case Study video interviews w
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November 12, 2015
Golf News

Early Registration Savings Available Through Dec. 14 for PGA Merchandise Show

Outdoor instructional workshops, daily keynote sessions, certification programs and classroom seminars create a comprehensive educational calendar at the 63rd PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, Jan. 26-29.
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November 11, 2015
Golf News

Storm brings rain to San Francisco, snow to mountains

Umbrellas were out and streets were slick in the San Francisco Bay Area on Monday as a rainstorm ushered in a two-day wet-weather system heading from the Pacific to the Sierra Nevada.
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November 11, 2015
Golf News

Happy Birthday Marine Corp.

Happy 240th birthday to our Marines out there!
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November 10, 2015
Golf News

Georgia superintendents honor Wade Thomas

Wade Thomas, director of greens and grounds at Idle Hour Club in Macon, will receive the Distinguished Service Award from the Georgia Golf Course Superintendents Association.
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November 09, 2015
Golf News

Remembering Keith Happ

Keith A. Happ, former director of the Green Section's Central Region, died Oct. 27 in Columbus, Ohio, surrounded by his family.
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November 09, 2015
Maintenance

Hammons Field wins Double-A Field of Year award

For the third consecutive year, and the fourth time in all, Hammons Field was named the top field for all of Double-A baseball, which includes 30 eligible stadiums.
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November 09, 2015
Golf News

A Turf War Over Turf

Washington lawmakers on Nov. 6 called for an independent federal investigation into crumb rubber, citing lingering health questions surrounding the small rubber shreds used as artificial turf.
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November 07, 2015
Sod

STMA, Minor League Baseball announce 2015 "Sports Turf Manager of the Year" winners

Sports Turf Managers Association and Minor League Baseball announce the 2015 “Sports Turf Manager of the Year” award winners.
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November 06, 2015
Golf News

TurfMutt to appear on CBS

A D.C. area rescue dog named Lucky and his owner, Kris Kiser, will appear this season on the Emmy Award-winning “Lucky Dog” show that airs Saturday mornings on CBS as a part of the ‘CBS Dream Team, It’s Epic’ block of programming.
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November 05, 2015
Golf News

Tiger long way from PGA Tour

Tiger Woods talked about his return from a second back surgery this week in Mexico.
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November 05, 2015
Golf News

Padres' stadium turned into golf course

Equipment company Callaway Golf is in the midst of an interesting summer promotion.
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November 05, 2015
Golf News

Golf lobby in D.C. cares about these 5 things

Golf is more than just a game on Capitol Hill, it’s a collection of thousands of business with millions of employees across the country.
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November 04, 2015
Golf News

Lefty parts ways with Harmon

It's been more than two years since Phil Mickelson logged his last PGA Tour win, and Lefty is taking a big step toward rectifying that problem.
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November 04, 2015
Golf News

Senate passes WOTUS disapproval resolution

By a vote of 53 to 44, the U.S. Senate has approved a resolution of disapproval for the EPA’s Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule.
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November 04, 2015
Golf News

Calif. water reduction efforts hit 26 percent in September

Water reductions reached 26 percent for the month of September, as Californians continue to work hard to save water.
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November 03, 2015
Golf News

Senate bill to redo WOTUS fails

The Senate fell three votes short of passing a bill that would have sent the Waters of the U.S. rule back to the EPA to start over.
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November 03, 2015
Golf News

Floratine Products partners with Growing Innovations to develop sports turf solutions

Floratine Products Group, a leading producer of foliar and soil-based turf nutritional products, announces a new partnership with Growing Innovations, a leader and educator in natural grass management, to develop new products and services specifically for
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November 02, 2015
Golf News

Caddie Steve Williams reveals Tiger's habits

Tiger Woods’ former caddie Steve Williams claims the American was disrespectful during their working relationship and revealed he had no idea of the extra-marital affairs that engulfed the golfer in 2009.
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November 02, 2015
Golf News

Colorado course debuts new look

A half-a-million dollars and 125,000 square feet of new turf are going to transform Hillcrest Golf Club by spring.
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November 02, 2015
Golf News

Spokane super retires

Golfers flocked to Downriver Golf Course Oct. 27 despite the chilly weather and the occasional outburst from the irrigation system as air exploded out from the ground.
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November 02, 2015
Golf News

Educational golf program for youth hits 500,000 participants

The school year is in full swing, as is TGA Premier Junior Golf (TGA), the nation's leading introductory and recreational golf program, which has reached a new milestone with over 500,000 participants.
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November 02, 2015
Golf News

Solheim Cup Link for BIGGA's Latest Master Greenkeeper

The Director of Grounds for the American venue of the next Solheim Cup is celebrating after becoming BIGGA’s latest recipient of the Master Greenkeeper Certificate.
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November 02, 2015
Golf News

4 big changes in 2016 Rules of Golf

The R&A and USGA released the 2016 edition to the Rules of Golf with four significant changes.
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November 02, 2015
Calendar

Attend Instructional Workshop with David Leadbetter

PGA Worldwide Golf Exhibitions will offer an exclusive instructional workshop with David Leadbetter during the 14th Annual PGA Show Outdoor Demo Day on Tuesday, Jan. 26 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the outdoor teaching pavilion of the Orange County National
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